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How can make warts not come back againg I have several warts that keep coming back i been to the doctor twice a year for the past. 2 years but they keep growing is there anything else i can do

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Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
General Practice
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In brief: Wart

Warts are usually harmless but may be unsightly.
Warts on the feet are called verrucas (or verrucae) and are sometimes painful. Warts and verrucas usually clear in time without treatment. If required, they can often be cleared more quickly with treatment. Most commonly, treatment involves applying salicylic acid or freezing with liquid nitrogen or a cold spray.

In brief: Wart

Warts are usually harmless but may be unsightly.
Warts on the feet are called verrucas (or verrucae) and are sometimes painful. Warts and verrucas usually clear in time without treatment. If required, they can often be cleared more quickly with treatment. Most commonly, treatment involves applying salicylic acid or freezing with liquid nitrogen or a cold spray.
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
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Dr. David McQuade
General Practice

In brief: Warts = virus

To get rid of them, we have to stimulate the body's own immune system to attack the wart virus.
Persistence with the treatment and patience is essential! Treatment with wart paint usually makes the wart smaller and less uncomfortable; 70% of warts resolve within twelve weeks of daily applications. Other options include cryotherapy, electrosurgery, and a large range of other possible creams. See GP

In brief: Warts = virus

To get rid of them, we have to stimulate the body's own immune system to attack the wart virus.
Persistence with the treatment and patience is essential! Treatment with wart paint usually makes the wart smaller and less uncomfortable; 70% of warts resolve within twelve weeks of daily applications. Other options include cryotherapy, electrosurgery, and a large range of other possible creams. See GP
Dr. David McQuade
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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: There

There are several treatments for warts that can be successful.
Often it does take a few visits (every three weeks or so) to get to the "root" of the wart. Liquid nitrogen is the most common treatment but there are others including immune therapy that can help. Read more about more treatment options at the link below. It depends where they are located and their size as to the best treatment options for you. I hope that helps!

In brief: There

There are several treatments for warts that can be successful.
Often it does take a few visits (every three weeks or so) to get to the "root" of the wart. Liquid nitrogen is the most common treatment but there are others including immune therapy that can help. Read more about more treatment options at the link below. It depends where they are located and their size as to the best treatment options for you. I hope that helps!
Dr. James Seward
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